ABSTRACT

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Fact Sheet [Updated September 13, 2021]   [open pdf - 910KB]

From the Document: "This fact sheet is designed to assist congressional offices with work related to National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15 to October 15. It contains links to census and demographic information, a CRS [Congressional Research Service] report, sample speeches and remarks from the 'Congressional Record', and presidential proclamations. It also contains links to additional cultural and historical resources and selected educational, cultural, and advocacy organizations. [...] National Hispanic Heritage Month started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson, and it was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R44191
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Date:
2021-09-13
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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